Tag: Paula Fasseas

PAWS Fur Ball: Growing by Leaps & Bounds!

Judy and Howard Tullman's "Little Mailman"  Yoodle Doodle
This year, the PAWS Fur Ball broke all records raising over $750,000 with 650 guests and 200 pets attending this pet friendly party at the Drake Hotel!  Board member, Judith Blazer donated $1 million the week before making this event the most successful in its ten year history. Outside the Gold Coast Room, costumed pets... Read more »

The Service Club of Chicago Goes Hollywood (PICS!)

For the 121st anniversary of the Service Club of Chicago, co-chairs Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty (Yolanda) Stemer enlisted the aid of top event designer, Tom Kehoe, to make their Gala dreams come alive!  The theme, “An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco,” got Tom and his team’s creative juices flowing as they... Read more »

Meet the Ladies! TCW Magazine's "100 Women Making a Difference" Party

TCW Magazine‘s latest issue features “100 Women Making a Difference.”   This idea was begun in 1988 and ran annually for 14 years.  The criteria used in the selection process was that the women were making an impact on their profession, the community or in the volunteer sector.  Publisher Sherren Leigh said, “Narrowing the selection... Read more »
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TCW Magazine Names "100 Women Making a Difference"

TCW Magazine launched this feature, “100 Women Making a Difference,” in 1988.  It ran for 14 years; the last ran in 2001.  Publisher Sherren Leigh says the feature was stopped because of the difficult selection process but decided to bring it back this month because A) it’s popular, B) it showcases the achievements of Chicago... Read more »

What Arianna Huffington Told Me....

What Arianna Huffington Told Me....
Luncheon host Sugar Rautbord and Arianna Huffington. And a hundred other people who attended the by-invite-only luncheon at the Casino this week.  Organized by my friend who plans only the BEST events in town, Sugar Rautbord, this event was one of the most inspiring in recent memory.  A lot of people were surprised Arianna even showed up... Read more »

PAWS Animal Magnetism Party: The Cutest Puppy Pics EVER!

PAWS Animal Magnetism Party was a furry love fest! The PAWS Animal Magnetism Party at Galleria Marchetti drew over 350 animal lovers and their furry friends.  The event was emceed by FOX TV’s glam Anna Davlantes and raised almost $100,000 for Pets are Worth Saving.  An auction highlight were tickets for the “Tonight Show” which went... Read more »
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"Animal Magnetism" Party Benefits PAWS Chicago

"Animal Magnetism" Party Benefits PAWS Chicago
Those people at PAWS (Pets are Worth Saving) sure come up with cute party ideas!  Their upcoming event, “Animal Magnetism“, will be held on Friday, February 4th, at Galleria Marchetti (825 W. Erie St.) at 7 PM.  This pet-friendly evening allows you to connect with friends and furry loved ones while enjoying an open bar, dinner, doggie... Read more »

1st Annual "Who Is Chicago" Party Honors 10 (Video & Pics)

“Who Is Chicago” 2010 honorees. Cuvee, the hot nightclub at 308 W. Erie, was the site for the 1st Annual “Who Is Chicago” event hosted by Raymi Productions’ Cece & Melinda and CS Magazine this week.  The dynamic duo of Cece Gonzalez and Melinda Joseph organized the party and selected the 10 honorees who are... Read more »

"Who Is Chicago" Honors 10 September 16th

  The first annual “Who is Chicago” event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 16th, from 8-10 PM at Cuvee, 308 W. Erie.  Chicago Social, Cece & Melinda and Raymi Productions are hosting this event which will honor 10 Chicagoans for their philanthropic efforts in both the corporate and non-profit worlds.  Honorees include:   Paula... Read more »
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Governor Pat Quinn Signs Pet Bills at PAWS Record Breaking Beach Party 2010

Governor Quinn, with Bailey, signed 2 bills into law at the PAWS Beach Party this week. Looking on are founders Paula and Peter Fasseas. With over 500 guests and 200 pets, PAWS 8th annual Beach Party, “All Paws on Deck“, broke every record from years past.  Event co-chairs, Bonnie Spurlock and Christine Mallul, along with... Read more »